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Israeli forces kill Palestinian who tried to stab a soldier

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says forces shot and killed a Palestinian who attempted to stab a soldier in the West Bank. The military says troops opened fire on...
Oct. 22, 2018

Geoffrey Rush says he was 'distraught' over paper's articles

SYDNEY (AP) — Geoffrey Rush told the judge hearing his defamation case on Monday he felt distraught and as though his head was filled with lead on seeing a newspaper's...
Oct. 22, 2018

Vote counting starts in Afghan elections, marred by violence

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Vote counting has started in Afghanistan following chaotic parliamentary elections marred by violence, technical glitches and unprecedented delays. Despite attacks that killed 50, including many children,...
Oct. 22, 2018

Several powerful earthquakes strike off the shore of Canada

PORT HARDY, British Columbia (AP) — Several powerful earthquakes have been reported near Vancouver Island, Canada, including a magnitude 6.8. The U.S. Geological Survey says several powerful quakes were reported...
Oct. 22, 2018

Zika outbreak in northern India state exceeds 100 cases

NEW DELHI (AP) — The number of Zika virus cases has crossed 100 in Rajasthan, a state in northern India where palaces and forts draw large numbers of tourists each...
Oct. 22, 2018

Boat sinks off Turkish coast: 2 migrants killed, 20 rescued

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says coast guards have rescued some 20 people after a boat carrying migrants sank off Turkey's Aegean Sea coast. Two of the...
Oct. 22, 2018

Taiwan president calls for clear probe of fatal train crash

DONGSHAN TOWNSHIP, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's president pressed for a quick, transparent probe into the cause of the island's worst train crash in nearly three decades as the search of...
Oct. 22, 2018

Malta academic in Trump probe has history of vanishing acts

SWIEQI, Malta (AP) — The Maltese academic who allegedly dropped the first hint that Russians would interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election has gone missing. An Associated Press investigation...
Oct. 22, 2018

Magnitude 6.6 earthquake strikes near Port Hardy, Canada

PORT HARDY, British Columbia (AP) — A powerful magnitude 6.6 earthquake has been reported near Vancouver Island, Canada. The U.S. Geological Survey says the powerful quake's depth is about 6...
Oct. 22, 2018

FCA sells auto parts unit to Japanese firm; $7 billion deal

MILAN (AP) — Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has announced the sale of its auto components division to Japanese automotive component supplier Calsoni Kansei Corporation in a deal valued at 6.2 billion...
Oct. 22, 2018

World Series Bark Park: Porcello's pup romps around Fenway

BOSTON (AP) — Fresh from his World Series workout, Rick Porcello was far from dog tired. So the Red Sox pitcher took his new puppy for a romp at a...
Oct. 22, 2018

AP Exclusive: Stephen Hawking's wheelchair, thesis for sale

LONDON (AP) — Stephen Hawking was a cosmic visionary, a figure of inspiration and a global celebrity. His unique status is reflected in an upcoming auction of some of the...
Oct. 22, 2018

AP analysis: 'Obamacare' shapes opioid grant spending

An Associated Press analysis of the first wave of emergency money targeting the U.S. opioid crisis finds that states are taking very different approaches to spending it. To a large...
Oct. 22, 2018

Center-left party to rule Bhutan after elections victory

NEW DELHI (AP) — The center-left Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa party has won the most seats in Parliamentary elections in Bhutan, a South Asian country in the eastern Himalayan mountain range...
Oct. 22, 2018

UK's May pleads for support, says Brexit deal almost done

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May is urging Parliament to support her as Brexit looms, saying Britain's divorce deal with the European Union is 95 percent complete. May's...
Oct. 22, 2018

The Latest: Germany presses for EU unity on Saudi Arabia

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The latest on the fallout from the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul (all times local): 9:45 a.m...
Oct. 21, 2018

Anti-India strike shuts Kashmir amid anger over deaths

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Armed soldiers and police have fanned out across much of Indian-controlled Kashmir as separatists challenging Indian rule called for a general strike to mourn the deaths...
Oct. 21, 2018

The Latest: Search ends, derailed train cars turned upright

DONGSHAN TOWNSHIP, Taiwan (AP) — The Latest on a train crash in Taiwan (all times local): 2 p.m. Work crews have moved derailed train cars upright after a search for...
Oct. 21, 2018

'Extremely dangerous' Hurricane Willa aims for Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Forecasters say Hurricane Willa has grown rapidly into an "extremely dangerous" near-Category 5 storm in the eastern Pacific, on a path that could potentially bring landfall...
Oct. 21, 2018

AP PHOTOS: Israeli bodybuilders compete in annual flex-off

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Dozens of glistening competitors took the stage for an annual body building and fitness competition in Tel Aviv last week. But behind the scenes, machismo...
Oct. 21, 2018

GOP fight over leadership after November vote to be messy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Win or lose in the race for the majority, House Republicans are at risk of plunging into a messy leadership battle after the November election, with the...
Oct. 21, 2018

Trump space force - a real need but hazy planning

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has demanded that Pentagon create a new military service, a Space Force to assure "American dominance in space." And with that demand, Trump has...
Oct. 21, 2018

Khashoggi's killing threatens Trump dreams for Mideast peace

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Trump administration has repeatedly put off the release of its long-awaited Mideast peace plan. Now, the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the hands of...
Oct. 21, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on migrants, Saudis, Hispanic vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump inflated the projected benefits of an arms deal with the Saudis as he defended his wait-and-see attitude about Saudi complicity in the disappearance of...
Oct. 21, 2018

Julia Louis-Dreyfus gets a top award for comedy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Julia Louis-Dreyfus has been recognized with the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor for a lifetime in comedy. After a 35-year acting career, she has two iconic...
Oct. 21, 2018

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